Other Minds: Critical Essays, 1969-1994 / Edition 1

Other Minds: Critical Essays, 1969-1994 / Edition 1

by Thomas Nagel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019509008X

ISBN-13: 9780195090086

Pub. Date: 07/28/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy, as well as on fellow philosophers like Freud, Wittgenstein, Rawls,

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Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy, as well as on fellow philosophers like Freud, Wittgenstein, Rawls, Dennet, Chomsky, Searle, Nozick, Dworkin, and MacIntyre.

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ISBN-13:
9780195090086
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.82(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Philosophical Culture 3(13)
I: PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
Freud's Anthropomorphism
13(13)
Freud's Permanent Revolution
26(19)
Wittgenstein: The Egocentric Predicament
45(11)
Chomsky: Linguistics and Epistemology
56(9)
Fodor: The Boundaries of Inner Space
65(7)
Armstrong on the Mind
72(10)
Dennett: Content and Consciousness
82(4)
Dennett: Consciousness Dissolved
86(4)
O'Shaughnessy: The Will
90(6)
Searle: Why We Are Not Computers
96(17)
II: ETHICS AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Aristotle on Eudaimonia
113(8)
Rawls on Justice
121(16)
Nozick: Libertarianism without Foundations
137(13)
Hare: Moral Thinking
150(6)
Hare: The Foundations of Impartiality
156(11)
Williams: One Thought Too Many
167(7)
Williams: Resisting Ethical Theory
174(9)
Schelling: The Price of Life
183(5)
Schelling: Personal Identity and Self-Command
188(6)
Dworkin: Interpretation and the Law
194(9)
MacIntyre versus the Enlightenment
203(7)
Kolakowski: Modernity and the Devil
210(5)
Index 215

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